Uproar As School Demands Ksh. 3000 From Parents Ahead of Ruto’s Visit

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Deputy President William Ruto in a school visit. PHOTO/COURTESY

A viral photo of a letter from Maria Immaculata Education Centre Kamiti to parents demanding for extra charges ahead of Deputy President William Ruto’s visit has caused an uproar on social media.

According to the letter dated 1st August 2019, each parent is required to contribute Ksh.3000 on top of the school fees for the purposes of welcoming the second in command into the institution.

“Through the providence of our God, the Deputy President has promised to visit our school on 14/09/2019. Through the  School Advisory Board, we kindly request you to be part and parcel of this occasion. Therefore we are requesting each parent to contribute an additional amount of 3000/- to welcome the visitor,” read a section of the letter.

Photo of a letter from Maria Immaculata Education Centre Kamiti to parents.TWITTER

Kenyans are crying over repeated cases of exhortation in schools are calling on the Education CS George Magoha to intervene in the matter arguing that forcing parents to facilitate politicians visits is a form of corruption.

Kenya is becoming an extortionist country,why would parents pay to facilitate a visit by the deputy president or any other politician for that matter?. Some Kenyans only condemn corruption because they haven’t had a chance to swindle others“, one Mutichilo Mike lamented.

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